Leadership Skills

Don’t just be a boss — be a leader. Maximize your leadership skills in the five most crucial areas: decision making, executive coaching, leadership training, strategic management and understanding your leadership style.

Situational leadership changes depending on the type of leadership (direction and support) each of your employee’s needs. Emotional leadership is based more on the theory of emotional intelligences and relates to the situation at hand.
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For some bosses, “Good work” or “That stunk” is all the feedback they offer employees in a day. But the employees crave a whole lot more ...

Sometimes it’s hard to absorb how two leaders in the same field can have such different leadership styles. Take these two female aviation pioneers:
You know the basics, but here are three subtle ways to give feedback without crushing people’s spirits:
Phil Rosenzweig, professor at the International Institute for Management Development in Switzerland, warns against halos, or a version of the “halo effect” that clouds our thinking about leadership.
Laptops, cell phones, BlackBerries, IM, wireless everything. The U.S. work force stays connected to the workplace more than ever.
Each of the people we manage has a distinct way of looking at the world. They approach work in different ways—and learn in different ways as well.
A recent New York Post profile of Marshall Goldsmith, often described as America's premier executive coach, offers some instructive insights from the master.

Companies led by CEOs with military experience have outperformed the S&P 500 Index over the past three-, five- and 10-year periods by as much as 20 percentage points, according to a study by executive search firm Korn/Ferry International ...

Q. I believe that one of our employees falls within the administrative exemption under FLSA, but I'm not sure if he “regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment.” How can I make that determination? —A.C., Mississippi

Harvard business professor Das Narayandas uses a case study to kick off his Program for Leadership Development. But the answers he’s looking for could come from any case study anywhere.
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